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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Dave Basden ~ Linda Rhorbach ~ Clouds and Smoke ~ Climate City Brewery ~ Leah at Sheer Perfection ~ Jordan too! ~ Sunset & Bruiser

Good 56º wispy cloud morning. Yesterday we hit 104º. The predictions are for cooler days...(ha! we'll see)

It's SATURDAY! And it's PJ's Dave's birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVE! Celebration SOON!!!!
                                     I love this picture... my Jerry, Dave, and Cliffie!
Today is also another special birthday... Linda Rhorbach...
Her boyfriend, Jon Harting (Wilson '64) bought Jerry's John Deere... Linda raises German Shepherds at her home in Apple Valley...
                          HAPPY BIRTHDY LINDA!!!!
Look, only one of these girls had to wear gloves!
                                                Vomit. Oh, excuse me ... OVomit!
Historically this date...
1952 – Strange occurrences, including a monster sighting, take place in Flatwoods, West Virginia.
1953 – U.S. Representative John Fitzgerald Kennedy marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier at St. Mary's Church in Newport, Rhode Island.

1958 – Jack Kilby demonstrates the first integrated circuit.
1959 – Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color

1983 – A Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford, ConnecticutUnited States, is robbed of approximately US$7 million by Los Macheteros.

1984 – Dwight Gooden sets the baseball record for strikeouts in a season by a rookie with 246, previously set by Herb Score in 1954. Gooden's 276 strikeouts that season, pitched in 218 innings, set the current record.
1994 – Frank Eugene Corder crashes a single-engine Cessna 150 into the White House's south lawn, striking the West wing and killing himself.

2008 – The 2008 Chatsworth train collision in Los Angeles between a Metrolink commuter train and a Union Pacific freight train kills 25 people

And births this date include....
1818 – Richard Gatling, American firearms inventor (d. 1903)


1888 – Maurice Chevalier, French singer and actor (d. 1972)

1913 – Jesse Owens, American athlete (d. 1980)


1931 – George Jones, American country music singer (d.2013)
1940 – Linda Gray, American actress

1944 – Barry White, American singer (d. 2003)


.... What a voice! We had a Deputy at Lakewood Station who could immitate that same voice and when he was dispatching he'd make his announcements in his Barry White voice! Too fun....
Headed into Grants Pass yesterday noon-ish ... Just love some of the clouds...

But the smoke was back in....

It was haircut day, but first met up with Jennifer at The Climate for lunch..

Jennifer had a 'wedge salad' (lettuce wedge, tomato, red onion, peppered bacon, and smoked blue cheese dressing) and a humongous 'bacon burger' (seasoned 1/2 pound beef burger topped with crispy bacon, smoked mozzarella, shredded lettuce, tomato, sweet and spicy pickles and fried onions on a toasted parmesan bun!)

I had the Spinach Arugula and Roasted Beet salad (baby spinach, arugula, roasted beats, candied pecans, fresh mozzarella, sun-dried cherries, and roasted apple vinaigrette)  and the Smoked Salmon Roasted Corn Chowder (house smoked salmon, sweet roasted corn, bacon, onion, celery, carrot and fresh herbs simmered in a rich cream)
OMG, all of it was sooooooooooooooooooooo good. GOING back SOON!!!! On the 18th they will come out with their "pumpkin ale". Gotta try that. Sounds wonderful. SOW Sistas, you ready to try this???
On top of great food the servers were so nice and efficient.. Jenny and the hostess Wendy. The GM, Mike, came over and talked to us. He's really doing a good job. Thanks Mike.
Next was my hair cut and fun chat with Leah my hairdresser pal at Sheer Perfection up at 1457 NE 6th Street (541-479-0018) owned by Candy (who is very fun and NICE!)

When I was just about to leave, Leah's BF Jordan came by. The Sow Sistas met him out at Schmidt Winery on one of our outings. Neat guy!
 This was a year ago August.

Anyway, so left there, stopped at Brian's office, and then the post office, and the bank. Home at last. Dude and Bruiser were happy. I was gone a long time!
Some snacks, wine, conversations with Jennifer about the lunch and a chat with my pal Linda down in Woodland.
Sunset was wild (from all the smoke!)

15 minutes apart...

I was outside taking pictures and Bruiser was accessing his next move.

TV, news, asleep in the chair!
Bruise was bad, didn't come in. I went to bed and woke at 1:30. There he was on the porch sleeping on Dude's porch bed!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Saturday. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
September 12th
National Chocolate Milkshake Day
(Oh man, I can taste it already!!!)
Chocolate Milkshake Day is an opportunity for chocoholoics to savor. The weather may have cooled off. But, our appetite for chocolate, specifically chocolate milkshakes, hasn't cooled off one iota.
What a great day this will be! Simply combine a little milk with some chocolate ice cream, add some extra chocolate syrup, and mix it well in a blender. That's the fixins for mixin up a big, tall glass of chocolate milkshake.  
On a diet? Not today. A lot of people celebrate Chocolate Milkshake Day with not one, but two or more chocolate milkshakes.
Bottoms up!